Fundamentals of Nursing: Standards and Practice, 3rd Edition

  • Sue Carter DeLaune
  • Patricia Kelly Ladner Lousiana State Board of Nursing
  • ISBN-10: 1401859186  |  ISBN-13: 9781401859183
  • 1376 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2002, 1998
  • © 2006 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available
  • Instructor Companion Site
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    About

    Overview

    Fundamentals of Nursing: Standards and Practice, third edition, highlights the core themes for the introductory nursing student, including nurse, person, health, and environment. This text provides comprehensive coverage of fundamental nursing concepts, skills, and standards of practice that challenge you to learn and apply critical thinking skills for culturally diverse populations in a variety of environments. Research, evidence-based practice, and emerging practice issues are highlighted to help you prepare for delivering care across a continuum of settings.


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    Features/Benefits

    • Shows the big picture: related concepts are grouped so you can easily see the connection among topics, such as safety, hygiene, and infection control.
    • Encourages critical thinking: new discussion topics at the end of each chapter stimulate classroom discussion and enhance problem solving.
    • Robust online resources: an Online Companion packed with Concept Maps corresponding to Nursing Care Plans in the book is available to you as well as links to Delmar's WebTutor Toolbox. Delmar is a part of Cengage Learning.

    Table of Contents

    UNIT I: NURSING’S PERSPECTIVE: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
    Ch. 1 Evolution of Nursing and Nursing Education
    Ch. 2 Nursing Theory
    Ch. 3 Research and Evidence Based Practice
    Ch. 4 Health Care Delivery, Quality, and Continuum of Care
    UNIT II: NURSING PROCESS: THE STANDARD OF CARE
    Ch. 5 Critical Thinking, Decision Making, and Nursing Process
    Ch. 6 Assessment
    Ch. 7 Nursing Diagnosis
    Ch. 8 Planning and Outcome Identification
    Ch. 9 Implementation
    Ch. 10 Evaluation
    UNIT III: PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY
    Ch. 11 Leadership, Delegation, and Change
    Ch. 12 Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
    Ch. 13 Documentation and Informatics
    UNIT 1V: PROMOTING CLIENT HEALTH
    Ch. 14 Nursing, Healing, and Caring
    Ch. 15 Communication
    Ch. 16 Health and Wellness Promotion
    Ch. 17 Individual, Family, and Community as Client
    Ch. 18 The Life Cycle
    Ch. 19 The Older Client
    Ch. 20 Cultural Diversity
    Ch. 21 Client Education
    UNIT V: RESPONDING TO BASIC PSYCHOSOCIAL NEEDS
    Ch. 22 Self Concept
    Ch. 23 Stress, Anxiety, and Adaptation
    Ch. 24 Spirituality
    Ch. 25 Loss and Grief
    UNIT VI: RESPONDING TO BASIC PHYSIOLOGICAL NEEDS
    Ch. 26 Vital Signs
    Ch. 27 Physical Assessment
    Ch. 28 Diagnostic Testing
    Ch. 29 Safety, Infection Control, and Hygiene
    Ch. 30 Medication Administration
    Ch. 31 Complementary/Alternative Modalities
    Ch. 32 Oxygenation
    Ch. 33 Fluid and Electrolytes
    Ch. 34 Nutrition
    Ch. 35 Comfort and Sleep
    Ch. 36 Mobility
    Ch. 37 Skin Integrity and Wound Healing
    Ch. 38 Sensation, Perception, and Cognition
    Ch. 39 Elimination
    Ch. 40 Nursing Care of the Perioperative Client

    What's New

    • Explores the evolution of the profession: includes an in-depth discussion of informatics and its impact on nursing documentation. In addition, new Delegation Tips accompany every procedure, showing you how leadership and management skills are put into practice.
    • Uses current language: NIC and NOC have been added in all Nursing Care Plans as standard language for interventions and outcomes.
    • Presents evidence-based research: boxes featuring the latest research appear in all clinical chapters and in other applicable chapters, such as Nursing Theory.

    Supplements

    Instructor Supplements

    Instructor Supplements

    All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About the Solution" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition. For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

    Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 1401859194 | ISBN-13: 9781401859190)

    Containing over 700 questions in an easy-to-use format, this study guide reinforces the content presented in Fundamentals of Nursing: Standards and Practice, third edition, by Sue C. DeLaune and Patricia K. Ladner.


    Electronic Classroom Manager  (ISBN-10: 1401859216 | ISBN-13: 9781401859213)

    This vital electronic resource is free to all instructors who adopt the book. Comprehensive in scope, the CD-ROM contains everything needed to present, teach, and test fundamentals content.


    Student Supplements

    Student Supplements

    All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About the Solution" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition. For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

    Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 1401859194 | ISBN-13: 9781401859190)

    Study more effectively and improve your performance at exam time with this comprehensive guide. Written to work hand-in hand with FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING: STANDARDS AND PRACTICE, 3rd Edition, this user-friendly guide includes a wide variety of learning tools to help you master the key concepts of the course.


    Skills Checklist  (ISBN-10: 1401859208 | ISBN-13: 9781401859206)

    This clinical learning tool contains the step-by-step actions for every procedure found in Fundamentals of Nursing: Standards and Practice, third edition, by Sue C. DeLaune and Patricia K. Ladner.


    Meet the Author

    About the Author

    Sue Carter DeLaune

    Sue C. DeLaune is currently the Education Director of S DeLaune Consulting, an independent continuing education business in Mandeville, Louisiana. She is also Assistance Professor of Nursing at William Carey University, New Orleans, Louisiana, where she provides didactic and clinical instruction to students in fundamentals of nursing. Ms. DeLaune has taught nursing in diploma, associate degree and baccalaureate schools of nursing, as well as in RN-degree completion programs. With over thirty five years experience as a clinician, administrator and educator, she has taught fundamentals of nursing, psychiatric/mental health nursing, nursing leadership and research, professionalism, issues and trends and nursing ethics courses. She also presents seminars and workshops that help nurses to maintain competency in the areas of communication, leadership and teambuilding skills, client education, and stress management. Ms. DeLaune is the author of several other books, including CLINICALCONFERENCES AS TEACHING STRATEGIES, ANXIETY AND DISSOCIATIVE DISORDERS, PERSONALITY DISORDERS, VIOLENCE IN PSYCHIATRIC SETTINGS AND SOMATOFORM AND SLEEP DISORDERS. Ms. Delaune holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Degree from Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana and a Masters Degree in Nursing from Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, National League for Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International, Upsilon Theta Chapter and has been recognized as one of the Great 100 Nurses by the New Orleans District Nurses Association.

    Patricia Kelly Ladner

    Patricia K. Ladner, after retiring from forty years of nursing in 2005, has served as the Volunteer Coordinator for three Catholic Churches in DeLisle, Mississippi, Katrina Recovery. Following Katrina, she has presented numerous workshops on Infection Control and Dealing with Loss, as well as coordinating the activities of volunteers from many states. She is a former Consultant for Nursing Practice in the Louisiana State Board of Nursing and has taught nursing in diploma and associate degree schools of nursing prior to her retirement. Ms. Ladner has been recognized as one of the Great 100 Nurses by the New Orleans District Nurses Association and is a 2009 Caring Woman Honoree by the Biloxi Regional Medical Center and Cable One. Ms. Ladner holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Marillac College, St. Louis, Missouri, a Master's Degree in Counseling and Guidance from Troy State University, Troy, Alabama and a Master's Degree in Nursing from Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana.